Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Author(s): Jill E. Storch, Jan Rice

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405101653

Online ISBN: 9780470774656

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774656

About this Book

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing is a practical manual for all nurses involved in plastic surgical care. Plastic or reconstructive surgery serves to restore form and function following trauma (accidents, injuries and burns), congenital defects, or illness (cancer and neoplasms, pressure sores, and degenerative illness).

Nursing these patients requires specialist training in complex clinical management and specialist wound care. This book is a unique definitive and comprehensive text for nurses providing a practical, highly illustrated guide to plastic surgical care.


  • Definitive, comprehensive text on plastic surgical care
  • A unique, practical handbook
  • Provides evidence-based guidelines for all aspects of patient care
  • Explores reconstructive plastic surgical care from head to toe
  • Illustrated in full colour throughout

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Nursing Practice—Foundation and Practice Framework

  2. Part II: Wound Management—Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing

  3. Part III: Perioperative Theatre Management—General Principles of Care

  4. Part IV: Applied Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing 1

  5. Part V: Applied Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing 2

  6. Part VI: Applied Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing 3

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